Air Force Issues Warning Ahead Of Possible Internet Hoax

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Despite warnings from the Air Force, the number of people saying they’re ready to storm Area 51 continues to grow. UFO expert Nick Pope, a former member of the British Government’s Ministry of Defense, says it might sound like a harmless idea but it’s really not.

A million people have now signed up for a Facebook group that proposed everyone rush the top secret military base in the Nevada desert this September, in an effort to uncover its alien secrets. The event was meant as a joke but military officials have still felt the need to weigh in, reminding people that the base is an active training range and its assets will be protected, in other words, do not try to storm Area 51.